Yamaha V Star 250 Highlights


Lightweight and agile, Yamaha V Star 250 features loads of torque, excellent power, great fuel capacity, low seat height and good handling. This ultra-light and comfortable to ride machine is best used for highway cruising, urban navigation and everyday commute to work or school. This cruiser is powered by 249cc 60-degree air-cooled v-twin engine that pumps out plenty of bottom-end torque and smooth power throughout the rev range. Fuel delivery is optimum with impressive throttle response thanks to its sophisticated Mikuni BDS26 fuel system. Gear shifting is flexible while clutch lever pull is light and perfect for beginners. Nimble and balanced chassis makes V Star 250 maneuverable and easy to control. Adequate stopping power is supplied by front disc brake and rear drum brakes for a confidence inspiring ride. The soft suspension aid for smooth yet comfortable ride on rough road conditions. The estimated 78mpg fuel consumption means longer open road journey. Yamaha V Star 250 carries a big bike style with extensive chrome parts, white finish, wide front and rear fenders, dual chrome exhaust pipes, spacious legroom and low seat height amplifies its retro look. Perfect for entry-level riders, this cruiser can make every urban ride worthwhile.


Yamaha V Star 250 Technical Details


Engine


Engine Type: Air-cooled, SOHC, 4-valves (2-valves/cyl), 60° V-twin
Displacement: 249cc
Compression ratio: 10:1
Bore And Stroke: 49 x 66 mm
Fuel System: Mikuni BDS26
Starter: Electric
Ignition: TCI
Clutch: Wet, Multiple
Transmission: 5-speed
Final Drive: Chain

Chassis


Front Suspension: 33mm fork, 140mm wheel travel
Rear Suspension: Adjustable dual shocks, 100mm wheel travel
Front Brake: 282mm disc, twin piston caliper
Rear Brake: Drum
Front Tire: 3.00-18
Rear Tire: 130/90-15
Wheelbase: 1,490mm
Seat Height: 685mm
Fuel Capacity: 9.5 litres
Wet Weight: 147kg

Yamaha V Star 250 Review


Engine Performance

The v-twin engine pumps out power smoothly, making it suitable for beginners however experienced riders can surely appreciate its versatile 5-speed transmission and enjoy twisting the throttle for more aggressive ride. Engine performs well and it doesn’t flinch when getting pushed to the limit. Pleasing exhaust note comes out from the dual staggered exhaust pipes as the engine gets peppy.

Ride Quality

Yamaha V Star 250 is a perfect choice for beginners or women who want to explore the road using a bigger bike. Though it may sound calm and relax, this cruiser can handle highway speed with fun. This lightweight cruiser rides seamlessly on the open road with optimum stability under high speed credit to its long wheelbase and low center gravity. It can even go along with trucks and cars without having difficulty.

Comfort

Low seat height, drag style handlebars, slightly forward footpegs result to upright seating position. Spacious legroom, accessible controls and plush seat ensures less cramps at the end of the ride. Being able to plant both feet on the ground during stoplight provides ample rest.

Conclusion

It is an economical commuter and undoubtedly a head turner for its classic style look. With its excellent ergonomics, smooth engine and outstanding road performance we highly recommend Yamaha V Star 250 to novice riders. Go out of your comfort zone and try the big bike feel.

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